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The Lightning Thief (Book One of Percy Jackson and the Olympians): Review by Tian Yu

Rick Riordan has become somewhat of a hit, coming out with several series based on ancient mythology. The Lightning Thief, the first book in his first series, was the one that started it all and really set the tone for Rick Riordan’s writing style. 372 more words

Science-Fiction

August 13, 2016

◆Ang lakas ng ulan.

◆’Pag patay ang init, pag bukas ang lamig. Hindi ko alam kung ano gagawin ko sa electric fan.

◆Read Jane Austen’s Emma chapters 14-18. 131 more words

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Lies About Books: The Lightning Thief

The month of July nears an end, which can only mean one thing: time for another wholly inaccurate book review! This month, I’ve been reading a lot of the works of Rick Riordan, so I thought I would review… 273 more words

Lies About Books

Prolonging the Magic: On Fiction, Food, and Fandom

NOTE: This is a repost of an article I wrote for Book Riot on the 19th of July, 2016.

Ever since Harry Potter, recreating food I’ve read about in fiction became a way of prolonging the magic. 988 more words

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Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

“What horrible things would you have to do in your life to get woven into Hades’s underwear?” -Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief page 310

Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson can’t seem to stay at a school for longer than a year. 294 more words

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The Lightning Thief (Book One of Percy Jackson and the Olympians): A Review by Rahul Bhatia

Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan is the first novel in the popular series that blends Greek mythology with the modern world. The story follows Percy Jackson, the titular teen, who is having trouble at his boarding school. 413 more words

Science-Fiction

in which i fangirl a little bit

Hello, world.

woot woot halfway through the 30 day challenge!

Today’s post took some contemplation. (I was sorely tempted to pick Dick Gansey for the topic, but I figured you guys have heard enough from me about Maggie Stiefvater’s novels, so I’ll spare you.) In the end, though, I picked a character that I’ve been friends with for a long, long time. 594 more words

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